The great Mickey Mouse device that is Rokuu has added to its armoury a not insubstantial ten new content channels to its set-top box. The channels include podcasting, societal networking and music.
Roku, who make the little device that packs a punch, wirelessly able to stream media content from the internet onto any live internet tvscreen, is expanding from the current paltry 3 channels to a instead splendid 13. Channels for Blip.tv, Facebook Photos, Flickr, FrameChannel, Mediafly, Mobile RiverTribe, Motionbox, Pandora, Revision3, and TWiT will join the current batting order of Netflix, Amazon television On Demand, and the recent addition MLB.TV.
Roku will introduce these channels in the Roku store which is corresponding to other app stores springing up on every mobile device around. Roku users can choose which applications to show on the home screen. The content can be sorted by “new,” “most popular,” and “top-rated.” But happily for all, these are free of charge. Access to the Channel Store and the new content will be rolled out automatically to existing Roku box owners over the next two weeks. New customers will need to sign up for a free Roku answer for to be able to download and manage their chosen channels.
Although there is a assure that ‘Hulu is coming soon’. This little peach can only be a bargain with the new content and promised content coming soon.
Now that Internet streaming services are becoming more mainstream and big in the intermediate persons day by day life. The roaring success of internet tv websites such as Hulu and iPlayer. The PC is starting to become more like an entertainment hub and less like a computer. On the flip side, game consoles, set-top boxes and even TV sets are becoming more and more computer like.
Many new television sets macrocosm released by big name manufacturers like Sony, Samsung, LG, Panasonic and Vizio are out of the box broadband spry and network connected, they even have USB ports now. These USB ports allow showing of pictures/music and even streaming movies onto the tv/pc?
More and more people do, and soon a generation of people will not know that computers and tv sets were ever different items.